Driver in Deadly Hit-and-Run Sent to Prison

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Paul Walden

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A man convicted of hit-and-run and murder is sentenced to 25 years to life in prison Friday.

In July 2012, Gemily West and Harison Long-Randall were walking their four dogs in Carmichael, when they were hit in the crosswalk.

The driver, Paul Walden, took off and was arrested a few days later.

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Harison Long-Randall and Gemily West with some of their dogs. The couple and their dogs were hit by a car in July, Long-Randall died from his injuries.

Harison died a few weeks after the crash from his injuries. He reportedly pushed Gemily out of the way of the car; she suffered a broken leg. All four of the dogs were killed in the crash.

Last month, Walden was convicted of second-degree murder, vehicular manslaughter, hit-and-run and driving under the influence.

READ MORE: Man Charged in Deadly Hit and Run

READ MORE: Carmichael Man Killed in Hit and Run

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